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UVAGUT - 18.03.2021


11 March 2021



24h 14s
  • 00:00 Stories from Inuvialuit | Horton River Mentorship Program - Part One

    Duration: 24m 13s

    About youth participating in the Horton River IDC Mentorship Program.

  • 00:24 Stories from Inuvialuit | Horton River IDC Mentorship Program (Part 2)

    Duration: 24m 17s

  • 00:48 Elders' Hour | Noah Piugattuk (Interview 18)

    Duration: 20m 13s

    Noah Piugattuk was born in 1900 and spent most of his life living a traditional Inuit life on the land.

    A project of Kingulliit Productions and NITV with thanks to IBC.

  • 01:08 Elders' Hour | Noah Piugattuk (Interview 21)

    Duration: 20m 7s

    Noah Piugattuk was born in 1900 and spent most of his life living a traditional Inuit life on the land.

    A project of Kingulliit Productions and NITV with thanks to IBC.

  • 01:28 Elders' Hour | Noah Piugattuk (Interview 22)

    Duration: 21m 6s

    Noah Piugattuk was born in 1900 and spent most of his life living a traditional Inuit life on the land.

    A project of Kingulliit Productions and NITV with thanks to IBC.

  • Duration: 53m 53s

     Mosesie Qappik from Pangnirtung speaks about climate change.

  • Duration: 4m 6s

    Lasalusie Ishulutaq from Pangnirtung shares his views on Climate Change. "The sun is hotter now", he says.  "In recent years, it turned really hot.  When I took my family out, I had never experienced the heat that way.  I've noticed that a lot and it brings me to tears."

    Full English Transcript:

  • Duration: 28m 50s

    Igloolik, Spring 1946. It is the season of never-ending days. Two dog teams searching the spring ice, men and boys hunting day and night. Seals are everywhere: at the breathing holes, sleeping under the warm sun. Amachlainuk has a lucky day.

  • Duration: 28m 56s

    Igloolik, Fall 1945. Akkitiq wakes up to a nice day for seal hunting. The stone house is warm and comfortable. Men pack up the dog team and look for seals on the fresh ice,while women work at home. Sometimes, the squabbling of children leads to trouble among families.

  • Duration: 28m 52s

    In Qimuksik (Dog Team) one family travels in the immense and beautiful arctic during spring. Inuaraq teaches his young son how to survive in the old way: driving the dogs, building the igloo, catching seals on the open water, running down caribou to feed the family.    

  • 04:14 Hunting With My Ancestors | Episode 6: Seal Pup Hunt

    Duration: 55m 29s

    It’s June and time for the spring seal hunt. People travel on the melting sea ice looking for cracks and breathing holes in the 24-hour daylight. Zach follows elder Louis Uttak on a family seal hunt, as he shares his expert hunting knowledge and tells stories of his past life living on the land.  

  • Duration: 4m 24s

    Camera: David Poisey
    Sound: Richard Lavoie
    Editing: Maia Iotzova

  • 05:14 Perspectives | Arnait Video Presents: Umiaq

    Duration: 26m 43s

    A documentary about a group of elders in Igloolik, who decide to build an umiaq, a boat covered with seal skins

    Arnait Video Presents: Umiaq, Arnait Video Productions 2007, filmmakers Madeline Ivalu, Carol Kunnuk.

    In Inuktitut with Eng s-t. 


  • Duration: 28m 56s

    A testimony from the heart; Edna Elias, Commissioner of Nunavut, talks about her path, how she became the Commissioner and the people who are supporting her.

    In English

  • Duration: 19m 16s

    Amitturmiut 472, Anulijusiq dog team harness 1984, originally produced by Inuit Broadcasting Corporation's Igloolik Station, all rights to this series have been returned to Igloolik's Kingulliit Productions. Inuktut.

  • 06:29 Inuktut Children's Programming | Qaujimaviit? - Sila

    Duration: 1m 51s

    Qaujimaviit? is a series of educational, yet entertaining, videos hosted by Peter Irniq for people who are interested in Inuktitut and want to learn more about the subtleties of this intriguing Northern language. Today's word is Sila

    Igloolik Isuma Productions. 2009.  


  • Duration: 24m 10s

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  • Duration: 15m 43s

    Takuginai 314, ᓂᕿᓂ ᐆᑦᓯᖃᑦᑕᕐᓂᖅ - Tasting, ᔮᓇᑦ ᐊᒻᒪᓗ ᑯᑯ ᐆᑦᓯᖃᑦᑕᖅᑑᒃ ᓂᕿᓂᒃ. ᔮᓇᑦ ᐱᙳᐊᖅᑐᖅ ᑯᑰᑉ ᐱᙳᐊᕈᑎᖓᓂ. Inuit Broadcasting Corporation 2017. Inuktut no subtitles.

    Janet and Kuku taste different foods while talking about different tastes. Janet plays Kuku's tasting game.


  • Duration: 15m 1s

     ᔮᓂᐅᑉ ᑭᒍᑎᖓ ᐊᐅᓚᔪᖅ.
    Johnny's tooth is getting loose and ready to fall out. He is already dreaming about a visit from the tooth fairy.


  • Duration: 15m 11s

    ᑯᑯᒃᑯ, ᐅᓗᐊᑲᓪᓚᒃᑯᑦ ᐊᒻᒪᓗ ᓯᕙᖅᑐᖅᑎ ᑑᕐᙵᒃᑯᑦ ᖁᕕᐊᓱᖃᑎᒌᑦᑐᑦ ᓴᓗᒻᒪᖅᓴᖃᑎᒌᑦᑐᑎᑦ.
    Kuku, Uluakalla and Pilot Biscuit Monster have a cleaning party while Ooloota is out grocery shopping.


  • Duration: 15m 21s

    ᔮᓇᑦ ᐊᒻᒪᓗ ᑯᑯ ᐃᓕᓐᓂᐊᖃᑎᒌᑦᑑᒃ ᑕᐅᑐᓐᓂᐅᑉ ᒥᑦᓵᓄᑦ. ᔮᓇᑦ ᐱᙳᐊᖅᑐᖅ ᑯᑰᑉ ᐱᙳᐊᕈᑎᖓᓂ.

    Janet and Kuku look through binoculars and see all kinds different animals. They talk about what it's like to see things with their eyes.

    Final episode uploaded on June 7, 2017.

  • Duration: 5m 27s

    Amaudla tells a story to Aatami about a puppy that ran away for a while and hung around with a polar bear. Amaudla unikkaaqtuaqtillugu Aatamimut qimmilaaq qimmauqajuviniup missaanut, nanurmik piqatiqalirnirami.


  • Duration: 22m 20s

    Rita Claire explains the importance of dogs to Inuit culture. Celina Kalluk and Rita Claire demonstrate a throat song called “The River,” and Rita Claire reads the book Siku and Kamik Go to School.

  • Duration: 5m 30s

    For thousands of years they guided us through this world, teaching us invaluable lessons about life and death. They strengthened our resolve and reinforced our connection to this land, to each other, and to the animals we share it with. They enriched our souls, empowered our imaginations, and defined who we are as a people. These are the stories of our elders

    ᖃᓄᐃᒪᑦ ᑐᓗᒐᐃᑦ ᓂᕆᔭᐅᕙᖏᓚᑦ.

  • Duration: 6m 5s

  • 09:05 Hunting With My Ancestors | Episode 1: Bowhead Whale Hunt

    Duration: 49m 51s

    Inuit have hunted bowhead whales for thousands of years, using stone tools to hunt these 25 ton mammals. In 2016, Igloolik received a tag to harvest a bowhead; Zacharias Kunuk documents this hunt - from the selection of hunting captains and planning

    Hunting With My Ancestors Episode 1: Bowhead Whale Hunt, Isuma, Kingulliit Productions 2017, Director Zacharias Kunuk.

  • Duration: 8m 59s

     Editor: Aaron Kunuk

  • 10:03 Iglaq | Iglaq Ep13: Dog Sledding

    Duration: 22m 44s

    Iglaq is a language based children’s program that aims to use art, animation and live action video to teach Inuvialuit language and culture.

  • Duration: 7m 51s

    Inuvialuit harvester Jimmy Kalinek shares his stories and knowledge.  Produced by the Inuvialuit Communications Society.

  • 10:34 Perspectives | Of Ravens and Children

    Duration: 31m 17s

    A documentary exploring issues of family, community, self, environment and culture including perspectives of children, teens and elders from Igloolik.

    Of Ravens and Children, Arnait Video Productions 2015, Director Marie-Helene Cousineau. Inuktut and English w/Eng s-t.

  • 11:05 Documentaries | Angakkuiit (Shaman Stories)

    Duration: 48m 3s

    Inuit memories and experiences of shamanism, and oral histories about the last shamans practicing in the region of Igloolik, Nunavut. Interviewees range from young people to elders and politicians, but they all share a belief that things happen, and that shamanism is still a living religion.

  • Duration: 1h 5m 26s

    Ruth Kaviok is the outgoing President of the National Inuit Youth Council. She speaks about youth.

    ᐅᓗᑎ ᑲᕕᐅᒃ ᐊᖓᔪᖄᕆᔭᐅᔪᖅ ᑲᓇᑕᒥ ᐃᓄᐃᑦ ᒪᒃᑯᒃᑐᑦ ᑲᑎᒪᔨᖏᓐᓄᑦ. ᐅᖃᐅᓯᖃᕐᑐᖅ ᒪᒃᑯᒃᑐᑦ ᒥᒃᓴᓄᑦ.

  • 12:59 Special Event | Silakut Concert - Angela Amarualik

    Duration: 31m 15s

    Angela Amarualik's performance at a Celebration of Music for the live broadcast of Silakut Live From the Floe Edge. LIVE on August 15, 2019.

  • Duration: 17m 3s

    IBC Qaujisaut, Cooking with Janet, Baker Lake Adult Education Producer: Baker Lake – Inuit Broadcasting Corporation 1980, John Tapatai, William Scottie, Host Janet Tagoona. Inuktut no subtitles.

    First Inuktut cooking show. Segment 1: Janet Tagoona shows how to cook caribou stew.

  • Duration: 29m 24s

    Program name: Qaujisaut

  • Duration: 6m 2s

    Malaiya's glasses broke, so she shops for new eye glasses. Malaijaup iggangit surasimatillugik, asinginnik iggaqtaarasuktuq iggataarvimmit.


  • Duration: 4m 7s

    The legend about Kautjakjuk. Kautjakjuk didn't have any parents. He slept in the front porch of the igloo in between two dirty dogs. Every night, he would sing to the moon. One day, a man from the moon came and told him "I want to whip you so you will get bigger." He whipped Kautjakjuk and so he became a big person, bigger than everyone else and he hid in an igloo.

  • Duration: 4m 17s

    The legend about Kiviuq. Kiviuq was a shaman who went out on the land by kayak. He met a woman and the woman trapped him in her tent. He tried to escape but he had a hard time because the woman kept his kamiks on top of her qulliq. Kiviuq then said "I will bring a polar bear that will fight with you." The woman quickly got scared and gave his kamiks back.

  • Duration: 14m 51s

    ᑯᑯ ᕿᒻᒥᖅ ᑕᐅᑐᕋᓐᓈᖅᑐᖅ ᓲᐳᕐ ᓴᒨᒥᒃ ᑕᓚᕖᓴᒃᑯᑦ, ᐃᑲᔪᖅᑎᐅᒍᒪᓕᑦᑕᖅᑯᖅ ᓲᐳᕐ ᓴᒨᑎᑐᑦ.
    Kuku the Dog watches old episodes of Super Shamou and gets excited about becoming a hero and helping others. Introducing Kuku Shamou! Behold, Kuku Shamou!


  • Duration: 14m 43s

     ᖃᑕᖕᒍᑎᒌᒃ ᔮᓂᒃᑯ ᐅᓗᐊᑲᓪᓚᑯᒃ ᐱᔮᖅᓱᕋᖃᑦᑕᐅᑎᔫᒃ.



  • Duration: 28m 50s

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    Ukaliq and Kalla catch a lot of fish. Enough fish to make all sorts of delicious things, and making pitti (dried fish) is one of their favourites! Kalla tells everyone a story about how he learned how to make pitti.

  • Duration: 5m 30s

    For thousands of years they guided us through this world, teaching us invaluable lessons about life and death. They strengthened our resolve and reinforced our connection to this land, to each other, and to the animals we share it with. They enriched our souls, empowered our imaginations, and defined who we are as a people. These are the stories of our elders.

  • 15:59 Documentaries | MR.Q Tape 9

    Duration: 33m 6s

     Qulitalik teaches how to bucher tuktu

  • Duration: 26m 16s

     Elders gather at a camping site talking about how suicide rate has gone up since they were gathered to all live in one place (settlement of Igloolik).

  • 16:58 Inuktut Children's Programming | Qaujimaviit? Ep 3, Alianait!

    Duration: 2m 5s

    Qaujimaviit? is a series of short videos for learning or improving Inuktut language skills with Elder Peter Irniq.  Today's word:  Alianait!

    ISUMA: Qaujimaviit? Episode 3, Alianait (2 mins), Igloolik Isuma Productions 2009, Host Peter Irniq. Inuktut no subtitles.



  • Duration: 24m 56s

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    Naita Illauq makes an amauti for her daughter's doll. Naita Illauq amautinngualiuqtuq paningata qiturnganguanganut.


  • Duration: 1h 1m 1s

    Interview with Martha Nqsook conducted by Madeline Ivalu in 1991, in Igloolik.

    English transcript is available here

  • Duration: 14m 57s

    National Inuit Youth Council President Ruth Kaviok presents at the Senate Standing Committee on Aboriginal Peoples in Ottawa in 2018.

  • Duration: 11m 51s

     How to butcher caribou by Curtis Konek of Arviat, NU. By Jordan Konek.

  • Duration: 2m 25s

     AQHAT Northern Lights by John Main.

  • Duration: 1m 57s

    Event of a tundra fire near Arviat, NU. By John Main. 

  • Duration: 8m 1s

     Talent night in Arviat, Musicians included Abraham Eetak, Ed Vandendool, and others.

  • Duration: 20m 52s

    Lucy Tulugarjuk and Jenna Amarualik share some of their favourite books for children and older readers by Inuit authors and illustrators.

  • Duration: 27m 55s

    Program name: Qaujisaut

  • Duration: 29m 23s

    Program name: Takujuminaqtut / Takuyuminaqtut
    Producer: Rankin Inlet - Inuit Broadcasting Corporation
    Host: Emily Karetak
    Location: Rankin Inlet, Nunavut
    Segment 1: Andrew Atagutarluk and Peter Inukpak travelled by snowmobile from Kuuujuaq, Quebec to the Kivalliq Region. They are seen here getting ready to travel North of Rankin Inlet, Nunavut.

  • Duration: 3m 16s

    Ataatatsiaq tells an old story to his grandchildren about a fox looking for food and Anaanatsiaq sings a song about an aggiq (bird). Ataatatsiaq unikkaaqtuaqtillugu ingurtanginnu ammalu anaanatsia ingiusituqarmi inniqtillugu aggiu missaanut.


  • 21:02 Documentaries | Nanugiurutiga (My First Polar Bear)

    Duration: 48m 15s

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    Nanugiurutiga (My First Polar Bear), Igloolik Isuma Productions 2000, Director Zacharias Kunuk. Inuktut w/English s-t.

  • 21:50 Movie Night | Before Tomorrow

    Duration: 1h 32m 23s

    Circa 1840. Two isolated families meet after many years. It is summer; a happy time to celebrate their reunion. Despite the joyful mood, Ningiuq, an old woman of strength and wisdom, cannot stop worrying. Is it the illness of her best friend, Kutuguk, who is preparing to die? Or is it the strange foreign object that Maniq, her favourite grandson, found on the beach?

  • 23:22 Hunting With My Ancestors | Walrus Hunting Training Video

    Duration: 32m 19s

    How to hunt walrus, from how to kill and butcher it, to preparing the meat and burying it to make Igunaq, the fermented walrus meat.

  • Duration: 5m 2s

    One Day in the Life of Noah Piugattuk
    4K digital video installation, 112 minutes, Inuktitut-English 2019

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